39-year-old Reno man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting minor
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to Reno Police.
Sgt. Curtis Lampert said in a statement that police received a information on Thursday, Aug. 10, that a child might have been the victim of a previous sexual assault.
Detectives began an investigation and interviewed the victim, Lampert said.
Authorities soon made contact with Michael Jason Gallagher and served a search warrant at his home. Gallagher was interviewed, and police collected items from the home.
Gallagher was arrested and booked on three counts of sexual assault of a minor under 14 and three counts of lewdness with a minor under 14.
Lampert says the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident or any similar incidents is asked to contact Reno Police Detectives at 775-657-4601 or Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.